Seminars & Webinars

Join SDFCU in our financial education seminars and webinars as we cover a wide range of topics including; Car Buying, Thrift Savings Plans, Applying for a Mortgage, Saving for College, and more. Events are free and open to everyone.

4/13
Webinars

Rebuilding After a Financial Crisis

April 13, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

There are many things in life that can derail even the best money management plans. A job loss, a medical crisis, or other hardship can send a normal financial situation into a tailspin.

If you are in this situation, you may wonder if things can ever be the way they were before, but you can recover from a financial crisis. Participants will learn how to get their finances back on track, including budgeting, repaying debt, rebuilding credit, establishing emergency savings, and replenishing retirement savings.

 

4/13
Webinars

Building Your First Budget (Youth)

April 13, 2021
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

The webinar is designed for a teen audience. A smart budget helps you cover your expenses and still buy some of the things you want. Find out how to make—and maintain—a budget based on your needs.

Please key in "SDFCU" as your organization.

4/14
Webinars

Invest in a Bright Future – 529 Education Savings Plan

April 14, 2021
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

Webinar participants will learn about 529 plans and other options to start saving and reach your college savings goals.

4/14
Webinars

Invest in a Bright Future – 529 Education Savings Plan

April 14, 2021
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

Webinar participants will learn about 529 plans and other options to start saving and reach your college savings goals.

4/15
Webinars

Retirement Roundtable

April 15, 2021
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar presentation will offer participants an open forum discussion to educate and facilitate retirement planning.

The webinar will be limited to 10 participants.

4/15
Webinars

Retirement Roundtable

April 15, 2021
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar presentation will offer participants an open forum discussion to educate and facilitate retirement planning.

The webinar will be limited to 10 participants.

4/20
Webinars

Using Credit Cards Wisely

April 20, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

Using credit cards in a responsible way can reflect well to lenders, open up job opportunities, help you qualify for housing and even get you better rates on insurance. It also allows for peace of mind, knowing that you can use credit cards to cover emergency costs or as a widely-accepted form of payment when you travel.

On the other hand, credit cards can also be a major temptation to spend money on items you cannot afford.

Join us for this free webinar to learn how sticking to a few guiding principles and staying vigilant can help you successfully use credit cards to achieve your dreams and get you closer to your goals.

 

4/21
Webinars

Understanding Your Thrift Savings Plan: During Service

April 21, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar provides information about the Thrift Savings Plan for people with a long term horizon to retirement. It looks at the benefits of the Thrift Savings Plan, helps you understand your fund choices and how to maximize your Thrift Savings Plan.

*Register with your name, email address and phone number.

4/21
Webinars

The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process

April 21, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

SDFCU is pleased to present a webinar that will provide an overview of “The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process.” Thomas Gikis, will discuss the steps involved in obtaining financing for your new home. 

The presenters' specific focus is to answer the following:

  • What to expect when purchasing a home
  • Types of home purchases and mortgage products
  • How to complete the application for a mortgage
  • Purchasing a home in the United States while you are overseas
  • Who’s who of the people involved in the loan process and the part they play
  • What is the Credit Union Home Advantage Program
  • How much money will you need for a down payment and closing costs
  • What to expect on a purchase in current Covid-19 times

A Q & A session will follow the presentation for your specific questions. Please join us for this valuable and informative webinar.

4/22
Webinars

Alternative to the G Fund

April 22, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar provides information about the G Fund:

  1. Understand the G Fund better
  2. Objective of the G Fund
  3. How to best utilize the G Fund in your TSP
  4. The risks and rewards of the G Fund and the alternatives

*Register with your name, email address and phone number.

4/22
Webinars

Building Your First Budget (Youth)

April 22, 2021
8:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

The webinar is designed for a teen audience. A smart budget helps you cover your expenses and still buy some of the things you want. Find out how to make—and maintain—a budget based on your needs.

Please key in "SDFCU" as your organization.

4/22
Webinars

Building a Better Budget

April 22, 2021
10:00-11:00 a.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

If you are one of the many people for whom the word “budget” is the same as the word “denial,” you may be surprised to learn that the opposite is true. A well-designed budget is the best way for you to reach goals and achieve financial independence – without having to sacrifice all of life’s pleasures.


 

5/04
Webinars

Understanding Your Thrift Savings Plan: Planning to Retire

May 04, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This seminar provides information about the Thrift Savings Plan for people with a long term horizon to retirement. It looks at the benefits of the Thrift Savings Plan, helps you understand your fund choices and how to maximize your Thrift Savings Plan.

*Register with your name, email address, and phone number. 

5/06
Webinars

Alternative to the G Fund

May 06, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar covers 4 key points:

  1. The Objective of the G Fund
  2. Understanding the G Fund better
  3. How to best utilize the G Fund in your Thrift Saving Plan
  4. The Risks and Rewards of the G-Fund

*Register with your name, email address, and phone number. 

5/18
Webinars

Understanding Your Thrift Savings Plan: During Service

May 18, 2021
12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar provides information about the Thrift Savings Plan for people with a long term horizon to retirement. It looks at the benefits of the Thrift Savings Plan, helps you understand your fund choices and how to maximize your Thrift Savings Plan.

*Register with your name, email address and phone number.

5/19
Webinars

The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process

May 19, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

SDFCU is pleased to present a webinar that will provide an overview of “The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process.” Thomas Gikis, will discuss the steps involved in obtaining financing for your new home. 

The presenters' specific focus is to answer the following:

  • What to expect when purchasing a home
  • Types of home purchases and mortgage products
  • How to complete the application for a mortgage
  • Purchasing a home in the United States while you are overseas
  • Who’s who of the people involved in the loan process and the part they play
  • What is the Credit Union Home Advantage Program
  • How much money will you need for a down payment and closing costs
  • What to expect on a purchase in current Covid-19 times

A Q & A session will follow the presentation for your specific questions. Please join us for this valuable and informative webinar.

5/20
Webinars

Alternative to the G Fund

May 20, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar covers 4 key points:

  1. The Objective of the G Fund
  2. Understanding the G Fund better
  3. How to best utilize the G Fund in your Thrift Saving Plan
  4. The Risks and Rewards of the G-Fund

*Register with your name, email address, and phone number.

5/26
Webinars

Invest in a Bright Future – 529 Education Savings Plan

May 26, 2021
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

Webinar participants will learn about 529 plans and other options to start saving and reach your college savings goals.

5/26
Webinars

Invest in a Bright Future – 529 Education Savings Plan

May 26, 2021
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

Webinar participants will learn about 529 plans and other options to start saving and reach your college savings goals.

5/27
Webinars

Retirement Roundtable

May 27, 2021
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar presentation will offer participants an open forum discussion to educate and facilitate retirement planning.

The webinar will be limited to 10 participants.

5/27
Webinars

Retirement Roundtable

May 27, 2021
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar presentation will offer participants an open forum discussion to educate and facilitate retirement planning.

The webinar will be limited to 10 participants.

6/01
Webinars

Understanding Your Thrift Savings Plan: Planning to Retire

June 01, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This seminar provides information about the Thrift Savings Plan for people with a long term horizon to retirement. It looks at the benefits of the Thrift Savings Plan, helps you understand your fund choices and how to maximize your Thrift Savings Plan.

*Register with your name, email address, and phone number. 

6/02
Webinars

The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process

June 02, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

SDFCU is pleased to present a webinar that will provide an overview of “The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process.” Thomas Gikis, will discuss the steps involved in obtaining financing for your new home. 

The presenters' specific focus is to answer the following:

  • What to expect when purchasing a home
  • Types of home purchases and mortgage products
  • How to complete the application for a mortgage
  • Purchasing a home in the United States while you are overseas
  • Who’s who of the people involved in the loan process and the part they play
  • What is the Credit Union Home Advantage Program
  • How much money will you need for a down payment and closing costs
  • What to expect on a purchase in current Covid-19 times

A Q & A session will follow the presentation for your specific questions. Please join us for this valuable and informative webinar.

6/03
Webinars

Alternative to the G Fund

June 03, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar provides information about the G Fund:

  1. Understand the G Fund better
  2. Objective of the G Fund
  3. How to best utilize the G Fund in your TSP
  4. The risks and rewards of the G Fund and the alternatives

*Register with your name, email address, and phone number. 

6/15
Webinars

Understanding Your Thrift Savings Plan: During Service

June 15, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar provides information about the Thrift Savings Plan for people with a long term horizon to retirement. It looks at the benefits of the Thrift Savings Plan, helps you understand your fund choices and how to maximize your Thrift Savings Plan.

*Register with your name, email address and phone number.

6/17
Webinars

Alternative to the G Fund

June 17, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

This webinar provides information about the G Fund:

  1. Understand the G Fund better
  2. Objective of the G Fund
  3. How to best utilize the G Fund in your TSP
  4. The risks and rewards of the G Fund and the alternatives

*Register with your name, email address, and phone number. 

7/14
Webinars

The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process

July 14, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Online
Free to Members and Non-Members

SDFCU is pleased to present a webinar that will provide an overview of “The Mortgage Application & Home Buying Process.” Thomas Gikis, will discuss the steps involved in obtaining financing for your new home. 

The presenters' specific focus is to answer the following:

  • What to expect when purchasing a home
  • Types of home purchases and mortgage products
  • How to complete the application for a mortgage
  • Purchasing a home in the United States while you are overseas
  • Who’s who of the people involved in the loan process and the part they play
  • What is the Credit Union Home Advantage Program
  • How much money will you need for a down payment and closing costs
  • What to expect on a purchase in current Covid-19 times

A Q & A session will follow the presentation for your specific questions. Please join us for this valuable and informative webinar.